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Ristorante Pizzeria Borgo San Giovanni

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Via del Sempione 70 | 28040, 28040, Lesa, Italy
+39 0322 7083
11:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:30
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Wed - Mon 11:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:30
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Washington, Virginia
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137 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner. We were a party of 6, 2 Americans and 4 French. The overall experience was very good, the food was delicious, and very reasonably priced. I highly recommend the restaurant.

Thank GreyGhost007
Leicester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

Great menu with plenty of choice, typically authentic Italian. cannot fault this place, Pizza was Buono ! as was the wine !!

Thank RichieRich1963
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508 reviews
370 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

This place is easy to find from the Sempione Road just cross the street and follow the smell of freshly baked pizza and without a miss you can find it. Borgo San Giovanni Pizzeria offers fantastic Italian food along with a very comfortable environment. The Spaghetti with meat sauce is hearty, creamy, and delicious. Their four cheese pizza is similar,... More 

The Netherlands
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

Good Italian food. Very polite personal. Probably 1 of the best restaurant you can find at the lake.

Thank Stephan E
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

Came on the advice of some local business people and they were bang on. Lovely spot. The lunch was terrific. My wife had the squid ink lingiuini with clams and it was fantastic. Pizzas were very nice. Staff very professional. Seems like a winner!

Thank Ross M
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

We got recommend to the restaurant by our hosts from the Villa San Antonio, Gary and Jen. We understand why. We stayed for six days in Solcio and spent four dinners at San Giovanni's. The restaurant is beautiful in its simplicity. The Service is almost perfect. When all tables are full they still seem to love what they do and... More 

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Milan, Italy
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145 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

On the way from Arona to Stresa you may stop along the street in Lesa in this very good restaurant to have a pizza. The place is modern and cozy, staff friendly. Try also the home-made dessert (like Panna Cotta).

Thank WW_Traveller_1965
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

We popped into this restaurant at 9:30 one evening, after a late day of shopping and traveling around the area. Learned about it from Gary & Jenny at the Villa San Giovanni where we were staying. The food didn't disappoint. My husband had a calzone - and it was HUGE! My home-made pasta dish was delicious! And the wine selection... More 

Thank MrsDubs
Billericay, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015

We went to this restaurant on the recommendation of the owner of our holiday apartment . We had a really good meal beautifully cooked and pleasantly served. My fillet steak was one of the best I have ever had. If in Lesa you have to try this restaurant.

Thank Stephen W
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015

It is not a very posh place, but the food is far better than what I have eaten in most upscale restaurants! We had a mixed salad, beef tartar, tuna steak and a buffalo mozarella pizza along with a bottle of water and a glass of rosé wine for 50€. the beef tartar was fantastic: freshly cut from a filet... More 

Thank Adrian L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$32
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Sempione 70 | 28040, 28040, Lesa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Lake Maggiore  >  Lesa
  • Phone Number: +39 0322 7083

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?